and i'm at an area in ohio that keeps its blinders on. and oh, that's not what i really want. well, guess what, you will feel the impact if the democratic party, barack, who finally got our laws passed as they should be so that we can make our own decisions in motion. host: 270 electoral votes determines the presidency. ohio, where our caller called in from. 18 electoral votes for that state. other swing states, virginia 13 electoral votes. north carolina, 15. florida, with 29. this map comes courtesy of the "financial times." steve from baltimore, maryland, republican line. steve, hello go ahead. caller: hello. how are you this morning? host: i'm well. caller: i'm from baltimore, maryland, 22 years old, african-american republican.